06/14/2010 08:57 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Simon Poulsen OWN GOAL VIDEO: Denmark Blunder Gives Netherlands World Cup Lead

Denmark and the Netherlands played to a scoreless tie in the first half of their World Cup matchup Monday, but a costly Danish error gave the Dutch the lead just after the second half began. Less than one minute into the new half and with the Netherlands threatening, left back Simon Poulsen attempted to clear the ball with a header, but instead he deflected it into teammate Daniel Agger's back, where it bounced into the Danish goal, giving a score to the Dutch team. The goal was credited to Simon Poulsen. Scroll down for video.

UPDATE: The Netherlands win, 2-0.